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Obituary: Mark Roy Skeem

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Obituary: Mark Roy Skeem

October 13, 1954-June 3, 2015

MARINA, Calif | Mark Roy Skeem passed away June 3, 2015 in Marina, California. He was born October 13, 1954 in Twin Falls, Idaho to Marcus Bishop and Leora Wood Skeem. He graduated from Valley High School in 1973 where he was an honor student and President of the Honor Society and a member of the Student Council. After graduation he served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints in the Australia Sydney Mission. Upon returning home, he married Paula Siddoni Manewell in the Idaho Falls Temple February 20, 1976. They had 2 sons and later divorced.

He worked for 23 years for Rapid Printers of Monterey, California. He had an excellent eye for color and design and became a graphic designer. He was very well respected as an individual and as a co-worker.

Mark was a loving, kind and gentle man and loved his family very much. He also wrote poetry, had a love for music, cars and his cats.

He is survived by his sons, Damon Glenn Skeem West, Ethan Jacob Skeem (Jeannine) and 3 grandchildren Hayden, Callum and Lachlan of Australia, his sisters Maurvene Chamberlain Corbett, Rae Von Flerchinger (Lee), Karen Nickle, Marilyn Hayes, Beth Hoggan (Phil) & brothers Galen Lester Skeem (Anita) and Scott L Skeem (Terry). He was preceded in death by his sister Cheryl Skeem and his parents Marcus Bishop and Leora Wood Skeem.

Grave dedication will be at 1:00pm Saturday July 18, 2015 at Sunset Memorial Park 2296 Kimberly Rd, Twin Falls, Idaho. Following the dedication, a memorial service and picnic lunch will be served at the LDS Chapel 2680 Elizabeth Blvd, Twin Falls, Idaho.

We love you Mark! Miss you!


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